Rehabilitation

LSVT BIG® – A Promising Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease (Alzheimer’s disease is the first), afflicting approximately 1 million Americans. If you or a loved one are living with Parkinson’s disease, you are all too familiar with its unpleasant physical effects. The weakness, stiffness, slowness, tremors, and balance issues associated with Parkinson’s disease can greatly affect…Read More

Caring for Chronic Wounds in the Elderly

Whether seniors are living independently or in an assisted living or skilled nursing facility, the importance of taking proper care of wounds cannot be overemphasized. Any wound should be kept clean and watched closely to ensure proper healing. However, there is a big difference between a simple scrape and a more serious chronic wound. Put…Read More

The Benefits of Aquatic Exercise for Aging Bodies

The importance of regular exercise doesn’t diminish as we age. In fact, an age-appropriate exercise program can go a long way towards maintaining a healthy active lifestyle well into the senior years. If you or someone you love have been trying to maintain an exercise program into your senior years, however,  you know all too well that many…Read More

When Short-Term Rehab Makes Sense After Surgery

Many of us would agree with the old saying, “There’s no place like home.” After all, home is familiar and comfortable, and it may also bring back fond memories of time spent with family and friends. As much as we may hate to admit it, though, home is not always the best place to recover…Read More